Article stubs: The following are topics that I’d like to write about… I’ve started typing out ideas but they are far from completed articles. If you have any ideas or links for these topics please feel free to email me.
- Job Market: Most people make money by going to work five days a week. This is a great way to make most of your regular income. However, studies show that those who enjoy their work stay there longer and do a better job, often times resulting in more income.
Job Outlook: So you already have a job or are nearly ready to decide upon a career path? It might be nice to know where the experts expect the money to be over the next few decades. Think technology and baby boomers. The medical, educational, and financial industries should show substantial growth in the next several decades.
Hobby Jobs: If you want to really get ahead in your financial life it is a good idea to have multiple streams of income. That can include stocks and bonds, real estate, royalties, and/or a second or hobby job
Student loans. Wouldn’t college be a whole loteasier if you didn’t have to spend so much time thinking and worrying about how you would pay for it? This paper summarizes some of the options you have for paying for school.
Real Estate: Many experts will tell you that the real money is in real estate. That has certainly been true for many of our countries millionaires. Making money in real estate starts with your own home and then trickles down to investment properties and possibly commercial properties as well.
Inheritance/Lottery: A great way to make a lot of money and fast is to inherit it, win the lottery, or winning both showcases on the Price is Right. Unfortunately, most of those events will never happen in our lives.
Formal Education: Nearly every study I’ve ever looked at shows that it is more likely that you will have a higher salary if you get more education. So do it. The more eduaction you get, the more money you can potentially make. If you’re already into your career you can still take classes to keep your skills sharp.
Financial Education: One thing we don’t teach our children nearly well enough is how to manage their money. The sooner we learn how to make, save, and invest our money so that it will make more money, the better off we’ll be.